EVENTS & TASTINGS
Wine Tastings & Dinners to Beer Tastings & Parking Lot Parties, Taylor’s always has something Exciting going on!
We’ve always thought that the best way to learn what a wine tastes like is to actually TASTE it. To help or customers learn more about the wines we carry as well as craft beers and other local products we sell, we host numerous events throughout the year.
April 27 - Free Wine Tasting
We have a Free Friday night wine tasting with Scott Langston of Freedom Beverage on Friday, April 27th, 6:30 – 8:00pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop!
We are hosting a Wine Dinner with Mac McDonald of Vision Cellars on May 3rd, 6:30pm at Margaux’s Restaurant. Tickets are $100 per person, all inclusive of a 5 course dinner with wine pairings. Click the picture above to learn more and purchase tickets today.
May 19th - Parking Lot Party
More food, more music, more tastings, more fun! Come hang out with us on May 19th, 4-7pm for our parking lot party featuring Jeffrey’s Grill & Mr. Softee Wake food trucks along with Norm’s Farms, Foothills Brewing, Cocopods, Larry’s Coffee and the George Fuller Band!
May 11th - Queen of Wines Tasting
Queen of Wines is coming back to Taylor’s Wine Shop on Friday May 11th, 6:30pm-8pm for another fantastic tasting with their latest lineup!
May 25th - Free Wine Tasting
Join us for one of our “regular” free monthly wine tastings featuring Andoni on Friday May 25th, 6:30-8pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop!
June 16th - Parking Lot Party
Join us on Saturday June 16th, 4-7pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop for another fun filled afternoon in the parking lot featuring Route Bistro Food Truck, Norm’s Farms, Live Music with local artist Julia Pryde along with free beer and wine tastings!
July 14th - Parking Lot Party
Come hang out with us on Saturday July 14th, 4-7pm for a Parking Lot Party at Taylor’s Wine Shop featuring Cousins Maine Lobster truck, Not Just Icing dessert truck, Live Music with The George Fuller Band, vendors including Norm’s Farms, CocoPods and Larry’s Coffee! Plus, Free Wine & Beer Tastings too!
Sept 8 - Parking Lot Party
We have another fun filled Parking Lot Party on September 8th, 4-7pm featuring Cousins Maine Lobster truck, Not Just Icing dessert truck, the JUST US Acoustic Duo band along with Norm’s Farms, CocoPod and Larry’s Coffee! We will have free beer and wine tastings too!
Kelli Beck of Fine Wine Trading will be joining us as we host another awesome Riedel Stemware Seminar on September 20th, 6:30pm! Tickets are $60 per person and you can take home glassware.
March Wine & Beer Features
~ March Beer Sale ~
Take 10% off Craft Brews marked with a Shamrock
~ Italian Wine Sale ~
Take 10% off single bottles and 15% off 6 or more bottles of Italian Wines
Look for colored dots on qualifying selections.
Don’t forget to check back often for new events! We are always adding new and fun events every month!
OUR EVENTS MEANT TO BE AS FUN AS THEY ARE EDUCATIONAL AND INCLUDE:
At least twice each month we host Beer & Wine tastings at the store featuring 4-6 selections for customers to try with an expert on hand to tell you all about them.
WINERY TASTING EVENTS
Who better to explain the nuances of a special wine than the folks that made it? We love having winery reps, winery owners and winemakers behind our bar and schedule them as often as possible.
WINERY & WINEMAKER DINNERS
Several times each year we partner up with our favorite winemakers to host food and wine pairing events at one of Raleigh’s top restaurants.
We try to give back to our community as much as we can. Each spring and fall, Taylor’s hosts a BBQ luncheon to benefit a local charity in addition to numerous other fundraising and community building events throughout the year.
April 19th - Idlewild Winery Tasting
Join us for a Free Wine Tasting featuring Idlewild Winery with owner & winemaker Sam Bilbro on April 19th, 6:30-8pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop. Sam makes small lots of hand crafted wines from Italian varietals grown in mostly in Mendocino County, CA and he will be pouring some of his favorites.
April 21 - Parking Lot Party
Saturday April 21st, 3-6pm is another parking lot party featuring Fully Loaded Fritters food truck, Not Just Icing truck, Wicked Weed Brewing, 21st Amendment Brewing, Norm’s Farms and live music by JUST US Acoustic Duo.
April 13 - Winery Event (Free)
On April 13th, 6:30-8pm we are exited to be hosting a very special winery tasting/event with Joulian Vineyards!
March 29 - Free Wine Tasting
We are excited to have Sammy from Country Vintner back behind the wine bar pouring his favorites on Thursday, March 29th, 6:30-8pm!
March 24 - Parking Lot Party
It’s our first party of the 2018 Parking Lot Party season at Taylor’s Wine Shop and we are planning something extra special this year! Get ready for Gonza TACOS Y TEQUILA and Not Just Icing food trucks along with Norm’s Farms, Larry’s Coffee and Cocopod. As for Live Music, we have a first timer to Taylor’s, Alice Osborn! Saturday, March 24th, 2pm – 5pm at Taylor’s!
March 22 - Riedel Stemware Seminar - SOLD OUT
Kelli Beck of Fine Wine Trading will be joining us as we host another awesome Riedel Stemware Seminar on March 22nd, 6:30pm! Tickets are $60 per person and you can take home glassware. (SOLD OUT)
March 17 - St. Patricks Celebration
On March 17th, 10am -9pm Taylor’s Wine Shop will be hosting a St. Patrick’s Day Celebration with $3 Drafts of Carolina Shamrock Ale. Also take 10% off all beers marked with a Shamrock!
Wine and Dine with Chris Sparkman during the very special Sparkman Winery Dinner we are hosting on March 15th at Midtown Grill, North Hills. Ticket Information coming soon.
Join us for a very special craft brew dinner at Oak & Dagger Public House Brewery on March 8th from 7-9pm for a 5 course meal with beer pairings. Tickets are $50 per person, all inclusive. Seating is limited.
March 3 - Vineyard 36 Tasting
Join us on Saturday March 3rd from 1-3pm for a special winery tasting event featuring an amazing lineup with Vineyard 36 wines and owner Tim Gleason! He will be pouring his favorites from the winery and we are so excited to have him back at the shop!
Feb 16th - Benevolent Neglect Winery Tasting
Winemaker Matt Nagy of Benevolent Neglect Winery will be at Taylor’s Wine Shop on Friday, February 16th, 6:30-8pm, for a very special winemaker tasting. Meet Matt and taste his latest releases from the Winery!